field house


a building housing the dressing facilities, storage spaces, etc., used in connection with an athletic field.
a building used for indoor athletic events, as track events or basketball.

Origin of field house

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for field house

  • Willard found the field-house locked when he reached it again, and no one was in sight.

    Left Half Harmon|Ralph Henry Barbour
  • He went into the field-house the next day, unbuttoning his coat and hating football.

    Princeton Stories|Jesse Lynch Williams
  • Theres one stored over in the field-house, one they use to set the dressing-tent on.

    The Turner Twins|Ralph Henry Barbour